Jonesboro Chinese Baptist Church holds annual Chinese New Year celebration

Delta Digital News Service

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024

By Atsuki Ohbuchi 大渕 純暉 | Staff Photographer

JONESBORO, Ark. – Congregants, friends and guests attend the Jonesboro Chinese Baptist Church‘s Chinese New Year celebration at the Baptist Collegiate Ministry on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024. According to, the Chinese New Year 2024 falls on Saturday, February 10th, 2024, and celebrations culminate with the Lantern Festival on February 24th, 2024. Celebrations last up to 16 days, but only the first 7 days are considered a public holiday (February 10th–February 16th, 2024). The event also marks the transition between zodiac signs with this year being the year of the dragon.

Atsuki Ohbuchi | 大渕 純暉

Atsuki Ohbuchi | 大渕 純暉 is a junior in the Neil Griffin College of Business at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. He can be reached at: [email protected]